Daniel is a Roma Catholic Priest and belongs to the international missionary group called the Holy Ghost Congregation (The Spiritans). Ordained a priest in 2003, he work in the metropolitan city of Lagos, Nigeria, as Parish Priest in four parishes between 2003 and 2012, before travelling to Scotland for an MSc at the Glasgow Caledonian University. Daniel holds a Diploma in Philosophy, a B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry (Nig.); B.A. Religion (Nig.); MA Theology (Duquesne)and MSc Energy and Environmental Management (GCU, Glasgow). For his doctoral research in Development Studies, he is working on the Political Economy of River Basin Development Authority in Nigeria (RBDAs), propelled by the developmental contradiction that Nigeria typifies: a very poor but richly endowed country. His hobbies include reading and swimming.